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2020 Summer Programs

2020 Summer Programs

It's been a long few months for children and parents alike. Walker is here to help. On-campus summer camps will begin Monday, July 6. Camp will be offered for in-coming 3-year-olds through Middle School-aged students, including from sports, STEM, writing and more. We also are hosting two all-day camps for children in Primary and Lower Schools.  

Early-bird, lunch bunch, and/or After-Camp Experience (ACE) will be offered for campers who are in the Primary School Day Camp or the Summer Explorers Camp. 
 
The health & safety guidelines outlined by the Health & Safety Taskforce for the 2020-2021 school year in August will be used for the on-campus summer camps. Click here to learn more about these guidelines.

If you have a Walker Web account click “Register Today” and look for the Walker Web sign-in button at the bottom of the page. Don't have a Walker Web account? Not a problem, you are able to create a new account, and your data will remain up-to-date throughout the entire camp season and beyond.  
 

July 6-10

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  • Go for the Gold | Jul-06-2020 - Jul-10-2020 | 8:00 am to 2:30 pm | Ages: 3 to 6 | Cost: 350

    Session DatesTimesAge RangeCost
    Jul-06-2020 - Jul-10-20208:00 am to 2:30 pm3 to 6350

    The Primary School Summer Camp will be led by Walker Primary School faculty and staff! This camp will be located in the Primary School on Damar Road. All rising Early Learners - Kindergarteners (ages 3-6 years-old) may enroll and non-Walker students are welcome to attend. All children must be potty trained prior to attending camp.
    Each day your child will be welcomed to the Primary School Summer Camp with a sing-a-long comprised of new and familiar songs. From there we will head to center time activities and free play that incorporate the weekly theme. Crafts, cooking, math, literacy, and both fine and gross motor activities will encompass the daily events as well.
    Families will need to provide a morning snack, lunch, and an afternoon snack for your camper. Rest time will be provided for our rising Early Learners and those who need it. Each Monday we will incorporate a science experiment that furthers your child’s knowledge of the theme of the week. On Wednesdays, your child will participate in a cooking activity that they will enjoy during the day. On Fridays there will be water play and lots of summer fun!
    Camp hours: 8:00 am to 2:30pm 
    Camp fee includes early drop off (7am) and after care (until 6:00pm), should you need it. 
    Camp Drop Off/Pick Up Location: Primary School Carpool Circle 
    Early Drop Off/After Care Pick Up Location: PS Multi-Purpose Room
  • LS Coed Soccer Camp | Jul-06-2020 - Jul-10-2020 | 9:00 am to 12:00 pm | Ages: 6 to 10 | Cost: 175

    Session DatesTimesAge RangeCost
    Jul-20-2020 - Jul-24-20209:00 am - 12:00 pm6 to 10175

    This camp provides an exciting and fun space for kids to develop their soccer skills. All skill levels are welcome! Campers will work on basic footwork skills through drills and games! They will also develop an understanding of the fundamentals and general strategy of the game. The overall emphasis will be on having fun while learning/expanding the skills within the framework of instruction and games under the leadership of Coach Katie Keleman.
     
    This soccer camp is for all levels, and no experience is needed.
     
    Campers need to dress in athletic wear, tennis shoes, and bring a filled water bottle and a healthy snack. Camp fee includes T-shirt and instruction.
  • Bubble, Pop, Ooze, and Glow Session | Jul-06-2020 - Jul-10-2020 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Ages: 8 to 11 | Cost: 275

    Session DatesTimesAge RangeCost
    Jul-06-2020 - Jul-10-20209:00 am - 12:00 pm8 to 11275

    It's a science fun-filled week with everyone's favorite mixtures, slimes, things that grow, and things that glow. Come have messy, colorful, and explosive fun with science!
  • STEM Velocity: Amazing Robotics | Jul-06-2020 - Jul-10-2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | Ages: 7 to 12 | Cost: 400

    Session DatesTimesAge RangeCost
    Jul-06-2020 - Jul-10-20209:00 am - 4:00 pm7 to 12400

    “Amazing Robotics” for Rising 2nd — Rising 6th
    Danger Will Robinson! We’ll be building and programming different types of robots to do so many things. This camp will provide campers with a foundational understanding of robotics and various related disciplines.
    This Camp has a particular focus on technology and programming. STEM Velocity utilizes quality resources during multiple hands-on activities helping children acquire essential 21st Century Skills. Campers will receive invaluable support and guidance from our team of instructors and lab assistants. Visit STEMVelocity.com for more details.
  • 4 Weeks - Photography 1 (Virtual) | Earns 0.5 Credits | Grades Rising 9-12 | Cost: 1100

  • 4 Weeks - Applied Programming (Virtual) | Earns 0.5 Credits | Grades Rising 9-12 | Cost: 1100

July 13-17

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  • Engineering Camp | Jul-13-2020 - Jul-17-2020 | 8:00 am to 2:30 pm | Ages: 3 to 6 | Cost: 350

    Session DatesTimesAge RangeCost
    Jul-13-2020 - Jul-17-20208:00 am to 2:30 pm3 to 6350

    The Primary School Summer Camp will be led by Walker Primary School faculty and staff! This camp will be located in the Primary School on Damar Road. All rising Early Learners - Kindergarteners (ages 3-6 years-old) may enroll and non-Walker students are welcome to attend. All children must be potty trained prior to attending camp.
    Each day your child will be welcomed to the Primary School Summer Camp with a sing-a-long comprised of new and familiar songs. From there we will head to center time activities and free play that incorporate the weekly theme. Crafts, cooking, math, literacy, and both fine and gross motor activities will encompass the daily events as well.
    Families will need to provide a morning snack, lunch, and an afternoon snack for your camper. Rest time will be provided for our rising Early Learners and those who need it. Each Monday we will incorporate a science experiment that furthers your child’s knowledge of the theme of the week. On Wednesdays, your child will participate in a cooking activity that they will enjoy during the day. On Fridays there will be water play and lots of summer fun!
    Camp hours: 8:00 am to 2:30pm 
    Camp fee includes early drop off (7am) and after care (until 6:00pm), should you need it. 
    Camp Drop Off/Pick Up Location: Primary School Carpool Circle 
    Early Drop Off/After Care Pick Up Location: PS Multi-Purpose Room
  • STEM Velocity: Scientific World (Session 2) | Jul-13-2020 - Jul-17-2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | Ages: 5 to 11 | Cost: 400

    Session DatesTimesAge RangeCost
    Jul-13-2020 - Jul-17-20209:00 am - 4:00 pm5 to 11400

    “Scientific World 2020” for Rising 1st — Rising 5th

    This camp is for boys and girls who love to explore the World of Science! Campers will conduct a number of exciting STEM Experiments to train their scientific skills. They will learn how to build the tallest tower, engineer the fastest race car, discover how rockets blast into orbit, control robots, explore chemical reactions and so much more!
    This Camp has a particular focus on science and engineering. STEM Velocity utilizes quality resources during multiple hands-on activities helping children acquire essential 21st Century Skills. Campers will receive invaluable support and guidance from our team of instructors and lab assistants. Visit STEMVelocity.com for more details.
  • Lights, Camera, WRITE! - Rising 5th & 6th Grade Writing | Jul-13-2020 - Jul-17-2020 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Ages: 10 to 12 | Cost: 225

    Session DatesTimesAge RangeCost
    Jul-13-2020 - Jul-17-20209:00 am - 12:00 pm10 to 12225

    **Prerequisite: Current & Incoming Walker Students Only**

    The Rising 5th and 6th Grade Writing Workshop is an academic writing workshop for rising 6th grade students. Under the guidance of Mrs. Stillerman and Ms. Godfrey, students will develop stronger thesis statements, incorporate and cite quotes and evidence, apply style guides, and strengthen writing mechanics.
    Drop off/Pick up location: Lower School carpool circle
  • Video Games Galore | Jul-13-2020 - Jul-17-2020 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Ages: 10 to 14 | Cost: 200

    Session DatesTimesAge RangeCost
    Jul-13-2020 - Jul-17-20209:00 am - 12:00 pm10 to 14200

    This camp is designed for the recreational and competition gamers of all sorts.  Bring your console, bring your laptops, and other electronic devices for this intense week of gaming battles and discovery.
  • Great Escape! Session 2 | Jul-13-2020 - Jul-17-2020 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Ages: 10 to 14 | Cost: 325

    Session DatesTimesAge RangeCost
    Jul-13-2020 - Jul-17-20201:00 pm - 4:00 pm10 to 14325

    Build, design, and test your very own escape room! In this camp you will be able to put your experience and creativity to the test by designing an escape room. We will end the week off by taking a trip to an actual escape room!
  • Rising 6th Grade Study Skills | Jul-13-2020 - Jul-17-2020 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Ages: 11 to 12 | Cost: 225

    Session DatesTimesAge RangeCost
    Jul-13-2020 - Jul-17-20201:00 pm - 4:00 pm11 to 12225

    **Prerequisite: Current and In-Coming Walker Students Only**

    Middle school requires independent management and organization. Setting up systems and learning how to navigate multiple classes, teachers, and schedules can be quite a challenge. Campers will be introduced to organization systems and study strategies to assist with the transition to middle school.
    Emphasis will be placed on utilizing teacher blogs, communicating with instructors, study strategies, note taking, time management, and developing personal organization.
    Camp fee covers classroom materials and instruction.
    Drop off/Pick up location: Lower School Carpool Circle

July 20-24

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  • Carnival Week | Jul-20-2020 - Jul-24-2020 | 8:00 am to 2:30 pm | Ages: 3 to 6 | Cost: 350

    Session DatesTimesAge RangeCost
    Jul-20-2020 - Jul-24-20208:00 am to 2:30 pm3 to 6350

    Come play in the sand and learn about the deep, blue sea; everything from whales to pails!
    The Primary School Summer Camp will be led by Walker Primary School faculty and staff! This camp will be located in the Primary School on Damar Road. All rising Early Learners - Kindergarteners (ages 3-6 years-old) may enroll and non-Walker students are welcome to attend. All children must be potty trained prior to attending camp.
    Each day your child will be welcomed to the Primary School Summer Camp with a sing-a-long comprised of new and familiar songs. From there we will head to center time activities and free play that incorporate the weekly theme. Crafts, cooking, math, literacy, and both fine and gross motor activities will encompass the daily events as well.
    Families will need to provide a morning snack, lunch, and an afternoon snack for your camper. Rest time will be provided for our rising Early Learners and those who need it. Each Monday we will incorporate a science experiment that furthers your child’s knowledge of the theme of the week. On Wednesdays, your child will participate in a cooking activity that they will enjoy during the day. On Fridays, there will be water play and lots of summer fun!
    Camp hours: 8:00 am to 2:30pm 
    Camp fee includes early drop off (7am) and aftercare (until 6:00pm), should you need it. 
    Camp Drop Off/Pick Up Location: Primary School Carpool Circle 
    Early Drop Off/After Care Pick Up Location: Primary School Multi-Purpose Room
  • STEM Velocity: 3D Printing - Grades 4th - 9th | Jul-20-2020 - Jul-24-2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | Ages: 9 to 14 | Cost: 425

    Session DatesTimesAge RangeCost
    Jul-20-2020 - Jul-24-20209:00 am - 4:00 pm9 to 14425

    “3D Printing” for Rising 4th - Rising 9th

    3D Printing is quickly becoming a mainstream technology with a potential to shape the future. During this camp, boys and girls will learn the fundamentals of 3D Modeling and 3D Printing and will take home their finest creations.
    This Camp has a particular focus on technology and design. STEM Velocity utilizes quality resources during multiple hands-on activities helping children acquire essential 21st Century Skills. Campers will receive invaluable support and guidance from our team of instructors and lab assistants. Visit STEMVelocity.com for more details.

Aug 3-7

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  • Wolverine Attack Band Camp | Aug-03-2020 - Aug-06-2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | Ages: 13 to 18 | Cost: 250

    Session DatesTimesAge RangeCost
    Aug-03-2020 - Aug-06-20209:00 am - 4:00 pm13 to 18250

    All Band and Drumline camps are combined into one super-charged, amazing and FUN camp! It is recommended that ANYONE who is planning on being involved in ANY of the bands this year at Walker sign up for this camp. And did we mention that it will be FUN?! Camp students will be under the artistic guidance of the Walker music faculty in addition to some of the finest professionals in the area. The Walker Band Camp has gained a reputation for the quality of performance achieved within just three days of rehearsals! The camp will culminate in a mini-concert presented to faculty, staff, friends and family. You can’t miss out on the FUN!
    Note: 8th grade students accepted by invitation or audition only. Camp fee includes materials, clinicians, T-shirts, lunch, and instruction.

Director of Summer Programs

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  • Dave Harding

    E-Mail
    770-427-2689 ext. 8502 
    (Please leave a message for the quickest response)

Specialty Summer Programs

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  • Atlanta Falcons Youth Flag Football Camp

    Atlanta Falcons Youth Flag Football Camp

    The Atlanta Falcons Summer Camps offer young players the unique opportunity to learn new skills through the official Atlanta Falcons flag football curriculum and get closer to the team they love! This one-week experience offers four days of flag instruction and training unique to the Atlanta Falcons for players of all ability and a one-day visit to Mercedes-Benz Stadium to meet an alumni Falcons player. Join us for nonstop flag football fun with an emphasis on teamwork, attitude, and healthy competition.

    Our Camps are designed for boys and girls ages 5-13. Players are grouped on teams that teach age appropriate skills and offer the right level of competition.

    Camp Highlights ($495):

    • Four days of flag football instruction and competition in our Atlanta Falcons developed curriculum. Each camp day is from 9:00am – 3:00pm.
    • Day-long visit to the state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
    • Meet & Greet with an alumni Atlanta Falcons player
    • Unique Atlanta Falcons flag football gear
    • Two(2) tickets to an Atlanta Falcons home game during the 2020 season*
    • Extended day options available (please see below)
    *These tickets are non-transferable for another game day, have no cash value, are not valid on previously purchased tickets, and are not good in conjunction with any other promotional offer.

    2020 Dates & Locations ($495)

    June 1- June 5 (Atlanta, GA) – Holy Spirit Prep
    June 8 – 12 (Atlanta, GA) – The Weber School
    June 15 – June 19 (Marietta, GA) - Osborne High School
    June 22 – June 26 (TBD)
    July 6 – July 10 (Marietta, GA) - The Walker School
    July 13 – July 17 (Kennesaw, GA) – Mount Paran Christian School

    Extended Day

    Atlanta Falcons Summer Camps believe that camp should be fun for parents too! For that reason, we offer flexible scheduling options to make your experience as easy as possible.

    AM Extended Day: Offered from 7:30-9:00am
    PM Extended Day: Offered from 3:00-6:00pm
    Extended Day can be purchased as a bundle (AM & PM) or individually. To purchase extended day, simply select the option in the enrollment process. Please note: extended hours are a convenient option and not a continuation of camp curriculum.

    Register Here
  • Wealthy Habits

    Wealthy Habits
    This year Walker is pleased to host a series of financial literacy camps administered by the Rosen Family Foundation. Wealthy Habits camp registration can be found on this site.
  • Fitness Ninja Camps

     
    Fitness Ninja Camps

    Galaxy Adventure Quest June 1- June 5
    (Inspired by Star Wars Jedi Training)
    Boys and Girls Galaxy Adventure Quest is now recruiting young galactic space campers! In this fun filled adventure training camp, young recruits will learn saber skills and create history as warriors that always save the day. Each day will take you one step closer to decode the path that guides all galactic adventurers. The missions include: Space Android Deactivation Tag, Hover Car Racing, Rules of engagement and you will also build your own space themed android*. Do you dare join?
    *All space themed androids will be built from arts and crafts disposable materials.
     
    Ninja Camp June 22- June 26
    Attention: Calling all Ninjas! join your Ninja Clan and Sensei Will into a journey through ancient Ninja secrets. Each Ninja will learn the art of Karate and acquire the necessary skills to become the ultimate Ninja warrior. Campers will engage in fun team building challenges, scavenger hunts, and few new surprises like laser tag. Don’t miss out on the fun, the Ninja camp is the place for you.
     
    Virtual Realm: Imagination Camp July 13- July 17
    (Inspired by Minecraft)
    This camp is designed to explore the creative engineer inside all campers. Kids will be encouraged to create a world inspired by their imaginations. Kids will learn how to utilize common day resources such as trees, soil, bricks, and even fancy gems to create the very things that surround us in the real world. The best part of the club is that campers will be surrounded by other creative minds and learn to build their very own virtual utopia. Kids will also have the opportunity to compete and display a live model of their utopia. Do not miss this amazing opportunity join today!
     
    Karate Camp July 20- July 24
    We welcome students of all ages to join us as we develop lifelong skills utilizing the art of Karate. Karate Kids emphasizes on the building of individual strengths, technical skills, and above all, character. Karate students will also work on improving balance and coordination along with speed and agility. If you are looking for something fun and exciting, Karate Kids is for you.

    Register HERE for Fitness Ninja camps at The Walker School.

Summer FAQ

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  • Health and Safety

    The health & safety guidelines outlined by the Health & Safety Taskforce for the 2020-2021 school year in August will be used for the on-campus summer camps. View the guidelines here.
  • Registration Deadline

    Registration Deadline:  With a few exceptions, most camps which attain minimum enrollment by May 1 will remain open until two weeks before the camp starts. A limited number of camps may close 3 weeks before the start date in order to allow for enough time for special supplies to be ordered. Check the registration website for details about individual camps. If you wish to register for a camp less than two weeks prior to the camp start, a late registration fee will be applied of $100 per full-day week of camp, or $50 per half-day camp per week. Please contact the camp leader and/or the Summer Programs Director for further information in this event.
  • Minimum Enrollment Deadline

    Minimum Enrollment Deadline: Camps which have not met their minimum by May 1st will be canceled.  You will be offered the opportunity to transfer registration to another camp, or cancel for a full refund.
  • Refund and Cancellation Policy

    Refund and Cancellation Policy:  The Walker School reserves the right to cancel any portion of a summer program in case of unforeseen circumstances. Refunds will be issued. No refunds will be given for missed days during a session period. To meet planning needs, after the May 1 deadline, no refunds will be given for withdrawals from a camp or workshop unless there are documented extenuating circumstances. However, if your plans change, you may transfer your student from one camp to another up to two weeks prior to the first day of camp. Please contact the Summer Programs Director with any schedule changes.
  • Late Fee

    Late Fee: A late fee of $1 per minute will be charged if parents do not arrive by the appointed pick-up time following any camp session.  Should you find yourself running late, please contact the After Camp Experience Leader and your child's day camp leader.
  • Extended Hours Care

    Early Bird Drop Off, Lunch Bunch, and ACE (After Camp Experience) are all staffed by Walker School employees.

    Early Bird Drop Off

    Early drop off care is offered on a weekly basis and can be purchased as an add-on to any morning camp session for rising grades 1-8 offered from June 1 – July 24. Unless otherwise noted, the central location for Early Bird Drop-off will be Gatti Hall in the Lower School Carpool Circle. Fun safe activities will be supervised, and students will be allowed to enjoy a morning snack brought from home. Children may arrive as early as 7:30 a.m. Staff will accompany campers to their first camp or class. The weekly fee for Early Bird Drop Off is $35.

    Lunch Bunch

    A supervised lunch and recess is also offered on a weekly basis and can be purchased as an add-on to any morning or afternoon camp. Campers need to bring a bagged lunch from home. Lunch Bunch is included for all of those campers who attend morning and afternoon sessions. Lunch Bunch will cost $25 per week for those only attending one session (AM or PM).

    ACE (After Camp Experience)

    Our After Camp Experience option for rising 1st - 8th grade students will be available to all of our afternoon and full day campers. After Camp Experience participants will be escorted to the Primary School where they will sign in at 4:15 p.m. and participate in a variety of fun activities such as arts and crafts, supervised playground time, games, and more until 6 p.m. The weekly fee for the After Camp Experience is $50.
  • Extended Care/Drop In Policy

    Extended Care/Drop In Policy: Early Bird Drop Off, Lunch Bunch, and After Camp Care are offered as additional options for one-week camp sessions and cannot accommodate single or drop-in days. It is best to register for Early Bird Drop Off or After Care when registering for camp as spaces often fill up.
  • Main Campus

    700 Cobb Parkway North
    Marietta, GA 30062
    770.427.2689
  • Primary School

    830 Damar Road
    Marietta, GA 30062
    770.427.2689
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